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Western Digital Total Inventories

: $3,122 Mil (As of Dec. 2019)
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Western Digital's total inventories for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $3,122 Mil. Western Digital's average total inventories from the quarter that ended in Sep. 2019 to the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $3,205 Mil.

In Ben Graham's calculation of liquidation value, inventory is only considered worth half of its book value. Western Digital's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was $-10,440 Mil.

Inventory can be measured by days sales of inventory (DSI). Western Digital's days sales of inventory (DSI) for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was 69.06.

Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory. Western Digital's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 was 88.64.

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. Western Digital's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was 1.03.

Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue. Western Digital's Inventory-to-Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 was 0.76.


Western Digital Total Inventories Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Western Digital Annual Data
Jun10 Jun11 Jun12 Jun13 Jun14 Jun15 Jun16 Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Total Inventories Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,368.00 2,129.00 2,341.00 2,944.00 3,283.00

Western Digital Quarterly Data
Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19
Total Inventories Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3,427.00 3,440.00 3,283.00 3,287.00 3,122.00

Western Digital Total Inventories Calculation

Total Inventories includes the raw materials, work-in-process goods and completely finished goods of a company. It is a portion of a company's current assets.


Western Digital  (NAS:WDC) Total Inventories Explanation

Inventory control is an important part of business operation. If a company does not have enough inventory, it may not be able to meet customers' required delivery time. If it has too much inventory, the cost of holding the inventory can be high.

1. In Ben Graham's calculation of liquidation value, inventory is only considered worth half of its book value.

Western Digital's liquidation value for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 is

Liquidation value (Q: Dec. 2019 )
=Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities-Total Liabilities+(0.75 * Accounts Receivable)+(0.5 * Total Inventories)
=3137-16481+0.75 * 1791+0.5 * 3122
=-10,440

2. Inventory can be measured by Days Sales of Inventory (DSI).

Western Digital's Days Sales of Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 is

Days Sales of Inventory (DSI)
=Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2019 )/Revenue (Q: Dec. 2019 )*Days in Period
=3204.5/4234*365 / 4
=69.06

3. Days Inventory indicates the number of days of goods in sales that a company has in the inventory.

Western Digital's Days Inventory for the three months ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as:

Days Inventory=Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2019 )/Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2019 )*Days in Period
=3204.5/3299*365 / 4
=88.64

4. Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year.

Western Digital's Inventory Turnover for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Inventory Turnover=Cost of Goods Sold (Q: Dec. 2019 ) / Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2019 )
=3299 / 3204.5
=1.03

5. Inventory-to-Revenue determines the ability of a company to manage their inventory levels. It measures the percentage of Inventories the company currently has on hand to support the current amount of Revenue.

Western Digital's Inventory to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2019 is calculated as

Inventory-to-Revenue=Total Inventories (Q: Dec. 2019 ) / Revenue (Q: Dec. 2019 )
=3204.5 / 4234
=0.76

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Be Aware

Manufacturers with durable competitive advantages have the advantage that the products they sell do not change, and therefore will never become obsolete. Buffett likes this advantage.

When identifying manufacturers with durable competitive advantage, look for inventory and net earnings that rise correspondingly. This indicates that the company is finding profitable ways to increase sales which called for an increase in inventory.

Manufacturers with inventories that spike up and down are indicative of competitive industries subject to boom and bust.


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